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    Mathieu Hamel Mr. Stephan P. Adamian English Drama November 18, 2015 Success in Death of a Salesman: Willy Loman’s Legacy At the heart of the capitalism system lies the sales world and, therefore, the salesmen. Their life and their job is the subject chosen by Arthur Miller as the central theme for the play “Death of a Salesman.” Miller demonstrates the family life behind the sales world, the quest of the hero to achieve success, and the psychological state of mind of a seller in decline. The purpose

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    standards and morals. Or, it can tear a person down, to the point of near insanity that results from the wild, hopeless chase after the dream. This is what occurs to Biff, Happy, and Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's book Death of a Salesman. In the play, Willy Loman is a traveling salesman whose main ambition in life is wealth and success, neither of which he achieves. Corrupted by their father, Biff and Happy also can not attain success. Biff fails to find a steady, high-paying job even though he's 30

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    aren’t aware of their actions but they have made choices in the past that have lead up to what they do without any resistance of the mind. Illuding yourself into thinking in a certain way can trick yourself into how reality is perceived and in Death of a Salesman the protagonist Willy Loman ponders for a reality that cannot happen and again in The Glass Menagerie the three main protagonists have unique disconnects from reality that in turn drives Tom to the edge. When delving into Willy Loman’s character

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    represents that even when individuals go through conflict either internally or externally the first step to getting better is understanding the problem and moving on from there. Biff and Happy Loman are brothers in the play, The Death of a Salesman written by Arthur Miller. They are two very contrasting characters; the two brothers both deal with conflict in an entirely different manner, which leads to a completely different end result for each character. When two characters start out with the same

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    John and Lorraine What force or forces does this character struggle against in this text? The force or forces John and Lorraine struggle with is death. This book is full of people dying. In the story, The Pigman, Mr. Pignati dies, his wife is already dead, and Bobo dies. Lorraine’s mother helps patients that are dying and John thinks that his father will die soon. Explain how this character grows

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    In the beginning of the book “Death of a Salesman” You get introduced to Willy and Linda as a married couple who may or may not suffer from money issues. Willy comes in the house late while everybody was asleep and of course Linda wakes up and is very concerned when he comes home, the conversation went: Linda: Willy Willy: It’s alright. I came back. Linda: Why? What Happened? Did something happen? Willy: No. Nothing happened Linda: You didn’t smash the car, did you? Willy: I said nothing happened

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    Robert Ross Dr. Brown English 1102 March 24, 2014 Word Count: 26 Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman: A Tale of Love, Pride, Betrayal and Friendship Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is quite a captivating piece of literature. I really thought this book was fantastic, even reading it for a second time. Since this is a play, the majority of the characterization had to be done through dialogue, but the astonishing depth of development that Miller achieved with his characters was astonishing. I truly

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    Lying is a string that ties together a great part of the plot in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. The Lomans are all greatly self-deceptive, and in their particular fancies and delusions to reality, they fuel and nourish off of each other. Willy convinces himself that he is effective, overall loved, and that his children are bound for significance. Unable to adapt to reality, he totally forsakes it through his vivid dreams and eventually through suicide. Linda and Happy also accept that the Lomans

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    boy works hard and makes good to improve his life. That boy finally escapes poverty and achieves his American dream. Alger’s novels give Americans positive hope and encourage them to achieve their American dream by working hard. But in the death of the salesman, the main character Willy Loman misses his American Dream and ends up with suicide. Unlike Alger’s novels’ positive ending, Miller’s plays have a very sad ending and take the readers to a deeper thinking of the American Dream.

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    Death of a Salesman:  After the Funeral They all return to the house. The fully paid for house. The sight of it brings back a slight sob to Linda's throat, when she reaches the cement stoop her sobbing once again becomes full. Charley looks to her but is at a loss for words. Happy puts his arms around his mother and holds her. Biff only looks on at it all. For a brief second he sees the Willy's fate in Happy's eyes as he holds Linda. Willy's death has brought Biff to know what he is more than

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